What We Googled in 2017 According to Mayo Clinic

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Mayo Clinic has released its list of the most popular health searches of 2017. Consumers had a new source of answers for their health questions in 2017 – HeadlineHealth.com.

It turns out that all ten of Mayo’s top searches have relevant results on Headline Health; click on any of the links in the article below to find relevant news on Headline Health.

2017’s Top Mayo Clinic Web Searches

Dr. Sandhya Pruthi has dedicated her career to breast cancer research and patient care. She also is the chief medical editor of Mayo Clinic’s website.

(Jason Howland, Mayo Clinic Minute) When people get sick and have medical questions, the first place they go is the web.

Millions turn to Mayo Clinic’s website looking for information on a plethora of concerns. Mayo Clinic data analysts did a little digging to find your top queries and questions of 2017.

In 2017, more than 350 million online visitors stopped by mayoclinic.org and did nearly 18 million health-related searches.

“We really rely on our medical experts who provide the review of the content because you don’t want to get misleading or inaccurate information,” says Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Sandhya Pruthi.

“And mayoclinic.org is one of the No. 1 rated websites for health information.”

What were some of the most popular health-related searches? Diabetes earns the No. 1 spot as the most searched on Mayo Clinic’s website.

Here are the top five search terms of 2017, says Dr. Pruthi:

  1. Diabetes (click any link for related news from Headline Health) 
  2. Lupus
  3. Fibromyalgia
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Hypertension

And what medical questions were most searched?

Dr. Pruthi says it’s important to get online information from a trusted source “where you can get good information, but information that’s also easy to understand.” Republished with permission of Mayo Clinic News Network.